- Museum number
Adire: single width of machine spun machine plain woven cotton cloth. The cloth is decorated with the repeating pattern of a guineafowl. Pattern known as Eiye awo (bird-guineafowl; IFE otherwise ẹtu). These patterns are created using the starch resist method applied through a stencil. The cloth is then dyed indigo. The textile is machine hemmed.
Length: 178 centimetres
Width: 81 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Associated with Af1953,17.23.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Fagg collection no: 21